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Webinar on the Agents of Change series
October 13, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
- Webinar on the Agents of Change series (featuring the stories, analyses and perspectives of next generation environmental health leaders who come from historically under-represented backgrounds in science and academia, in parnership with the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health and Environmental Health News).
- This webinar will feature a Q&A session with four fellows who participated in the program this year facilitated by Dr. Ami Zota, the series founder and director. Fellows El’gin Avila, MPH, CPH, Mỹ Dzung Chu, MSPH, Ans Irfan, MD, MPH, and Brenda Trejo, MPH, have published articles in EHN.org focused on the public health crisis of displacement and exclusion of communities of color in decision making, housing insecurity and its disproportionate impact on the health of people of color, ‘Agricultural Exceptionalism’ or lack of farmworkers’ legal rights perpetuating exploitation and abuse, and the importance of acknowledging racism in environmental health to address injustice – October 13 (12 pm EDT)